Progressive Auto Insurance Claims

Progressive Auto Insurance Claims

I've had a little experience with Progressive auto insurance claims.

As a Progressive customer, you have a variety of options if you happen to get into a collision, regardless of whether or not it was your fault.

A lot of people (especially the younger generation) are happy to handle more and more of their business online these days. If you fit that description, you'll be happy to know that you can even take care of filing your car accident compensation claim online at the Progressive website.

Progressive makes it easy for you to access their online claim service. You simply fill out the online form to report your accident or damages and one of the Progressive claims reps will contact you within 24 hours (or so they say). :)

We happen to manage our car insurance through a local insurance broker, so when my husband was in an accident a couple of years ago, I bypassed the online claims process and just spoke to our broker.

The broker handled the details for us and we received payment for our car accident compensation claim very quickly and without any of the usual frustrations that so many people face.

What was kind of interesting about our particular insurance claim was that we only had liability insurance with Progressive on my husband's truck. It wasn't a newer model, so we didn't feel it would be worthwhile to spend the money on collision or comprehensive coverage.

You're probably wondering how we managed to get a car accident compensation claim settled if we didn't even have that type of coverage. :)

Well, here's the secret. The accident wasn't my husband's fault, but more than that, the girl who happened to be at fault was an out of state driver with NO insurance coverage at all!

Interestingly enough, this qualified us for uninsured/underinsured motorist cover in the state of Indiana, so my husband received a check from Progressive to cover the damage to his vehicle.

One must assume that Progressive tried to recover the loss from her (fat chance, in my opinion), but I'm guessing they had to write it off. That's what we thought we were going to have to do, but it was nice to have a broker and insurance agent who had OUR best interests at heart, rather than the company's bottom line.

Whether you file your Progressive auto insurance claims online or call your local agent and have them walk you through the process, I hope you'll have as good an experience with Progressive as we did on that occasion.

Do you have your own story to tell about dealing with Progressive auto insurance claims? Doesn't matter if it's good or bad, share it with us here.

Safe Driving!

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